Purpose

WHO: Senator Mark Grisanti ( R,I- 60) and Senator Charles Fuschillo (R,-8), Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee. WHAT: Roundtable Discussion on the "The Future of the Buffalo Skyway."  WHEN: Wednesday May 15, 2013 at 10:00 am.WHERE: Pierce Arrow Transportation Museum, 263 Michigan Ave  Buffalo, NY 14204List of invitees include: General Mills, Erie Canal Harbor Development, Uniland Development, Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Both City and County Public Works Commissioners, Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council, Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park, NFTA and Citizen Regional Transportation Council and other state elected officials.WHY: This Roundtable will examine the "The Future of the Buffalo Skyway" and what are the best practices moving forward. We would like to address a number of issues including access to the Inner and Outer Harbor, Ohio St and Furhman Blvd; the role that the skyway plays with regards to business; the cost effectiveness of the overall maintenance of the skyway vs. the removal of the skyway; and what could be developed on the waterfront if the skyway is removedCONTACT: Any questions please contact Doug Curella, Esq. from Senator Mark Grisanti's office at 716-854-8705 or at curella@nysenate.gov